Allium vineale

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Taxonomy
Kingdom:
Plantae
Phylum:
Magnoliophyta
Class:
Liliopsida
Order:
Asparagales
Family:
Amaryllidaceae
Genus:
Allium
Species:
A. vineale
Scientific Name
Allium vineale
L.
Common Names
wild garlic, field garlic, crow garlic

Overview

Appearance
Allium vineale is a perennial plant that originates from a bulb. Plants range from 11-35 in. (30-90 cm) in height.
Foliage
Leaves are tubular, hollow, slender, and have a waxy appearance.
Flowers
In May to June plants produce purple, tubular flowers that are less than 0.25 in. (5 mm) long.
Fruit
The flowers are eventually replaced by bulblets, either completely or partially.
Ecological Threat
Allium vineale is native to Europe and thrives in fields, meadows, waste grounds and other disturbed areas.

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